SOA from the Registrar’s Perspective

Just had a hallway (okay, exhibit floor conversation) with Tom Black of Stanford University.  They have ideas on embedded enrollment functions in several places: inside their LMS, available via iPhone applications and elsewhere.  They would expose those enrollment functions as services then write to those services.  Interesting.  We also talked about orchestrating a flow, click … Continue reading SOA from the Registrar’s Perspective

CG Leaders Meeting @ EDUCAUSE 2008

Introductions of people.  A lot of interesting constituent groups that I didn’t realize existed:  I.T. Metrics, Learning Space Design.  http://www.educause.edu/groups Cynthia Golden – VP for EDUCAUSE is doing the EDUCAUSE update. There was a new President last year.  They have been doing a lot of change management over the past year.  There is a new … Continue reading CG Leaders Meeting @ EDUCAUSE 2008

Advanced CAMP – Part 3

Merri Beth Lavagnino – Privacy and Policy Policy and privacy are really consideration of the human aspects and impacts of technology.  Policies are: strategic direction and operating philosophy (which are usually informal and cultural), Public and Institutional policies (these are both documented and usually legal documents). Institutional policy – a statement that reflect the philosophies … Continue reading Advanced CAMP – Part 3

Advanced CAMP – Registering, Discovering and Using Distributed Services Part1

R.L. Bob doing the introduction:  Advanced CAMP could mean to some people the advanced topics beyond just the basics.  Bob likes to think of it as the Advance Camp out in the wilderness where you are more likely to get caught in a blizzard, get shot and generally face the wilderness. The theme that came … Continue reading Advanced CAMP – Registering, Discovering and Using Distributed Services Part1

ITANA Face 2 Face – Security Architecture

Indiana University Completed a 10 year Strategic Plan which worked because they connected money to it.  You couldn’t get funding unless you showed how your project connected to one of the 71 strategic initiatives.  Completed a 10 year tactical Telecom Plan.  Instead of replacing 1/4 of the switches every year for four years, they want … Continue reading ITANA Face 2 Face – Security Architecture

ITANA Face 2 Face: Data Management

Data Management  Discussion: Key Issues: Data Architecture, Analysis and Design Data Security Management  – data access and security Reference and Master Data Management  – making data available rather than copying data Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Management – normalizing the data across the data warehouse Document, Record and Content Management – Meta Data Management – … Continue reading ITANA Face 2 Face: Data Management